Bright Blocks Pot Holders video
Bright Blocks Pot Holders
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Grab your scrap fabrics and whip up a few bright and fun pot holders to jazz up your kitchen! Or, make a useful, personalized Bright Blocks Pot Holders set for a friend who loves to cook or as a sure-to-be-appreciated house-warming gift!

Join quilting expert Nancy McNally in this episode of Learn, Make, Create! to learn how to join strips of vibrant fabrics into three unusual and attractive Bright Blocks Pot Holders that are quick and easy to make. This pattern, designed by Chris Malone, is an excellent scrap quilting project, too!

In this Learn, Make, Create! video episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Join a strip of fabrics between two triangles.
  • Trim the block.
  • Enhance the pot holders with straight-line machine quilting.
  • Attach a hanging loop to pot holder.
  • Make the Bright Blocks Pot Holders set.
Materials You'll Need for Set of 3 Pot Holders:
  • Scraps assorted bright-color solids, tonals and prints
  • 1/3 yard dark gray tonal
  • 1/3 yard black-with-multicolored dots
  • 3 (8") backing squares
  • 3 (8") cotton batting squares
  • 3 (8") needlepunch insulated batting squares
  • Thread
  • Basic sewing tools and supplies
Skill Level: Beginner
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